Each island of the Cyclades has something unique and special. Paros is a dreamy island and the ideal antidote to the frenetic cities. Besides its natural beaches with crystal clear waters, this Aegean island has also breathtaking landscapes and traditional villages with whitewashed cubic houses to reflect the harsh summer sun. Paros is one of the most popular travel destinations in Greece and it’s located in the centre of the Cyclades Archipelago. This island is connected by airplane from the airports of Athens and Thessaloniki. “Pantelou Paros Airport” is the island’s new International airport and it’s 9 km away from the main town, Parikia. You can reach Paros also by ferry from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina, Lavrio and other Greek islands. This Cycladic Island has also a good road network and it’s quite easy to drive from one village to another. Parikia and Naoussa are the most famous villages, but also attractive and unique are the villages of Lefkes, Aliki and Marpissa.
Key locations in Paros
Parikia is the capital and the commercial port of Paros and it’s located at the island’s bay. Here you can find all the services that you need: banks, telecommunications companies, places to rent vehicles, the Public Health Center who operates 24 hours and other private clinics. The capital has plenty of beaches to spend time on relaxing, plenty of amazing taverns, restaurants, bars, elegant and creative shops run by local artisans.
Naoussa, the second biggest bay of Paros, is situated at the northern coasts of the island and 10 kilometres east from Parikia. Naoussa is a cosmopolitan village, offering to its visitors one of the most picturesque coves flooded with colourful fishing boats. This magnetic village, full of whitewashed houses and churches, is each photographer’s dream. Naoussa is a chic and elegant place to visit. Besides the Cycladic architecture that you’ll admire wherever you go, there are lots of locally owned boutiques, jewellery stores, hand-made gift shops and art galleries.
Not only the coast
Lefkes is the most mountainous village of the island and it’s located under a pine forest and olive trees on the hill. It was built at an altitude of 300 meters above the sea level, in the highest point of Paros. Lefkes was the first capital of the island during the Middle Ages. This village is untouched by mass tourism, maintaining it’s authenticity and offering you a breathtaking view of Naxos Island and the sea. The village is surrounded by traditional Greek windmills, many of which have been restored.
Walking around the Byzantine Road will impress you. You’ll be conquered by the charm of the traditional whitewashed houses and Venetian architecture. The beauty of this sleepy little village will offer you a unique experience.
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